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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,790
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: tesla Truck

Musk's 2nd generation tesla will attempt to address the criticism of the 1st generation's angular ugliness. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Decarbonize engine

>>>He was more likely adding carbon, not removing it!>>>


Of course. This is another fun part. Technically known as rolling coal to the diesel fuel cognoscenti. 8^) Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Decarbonize engine

tubman>>>He said he was "blowing the carbon out". I don't really think that it was all about that.>>>


True. Not all. It must be fun too. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Decarbonize engine

>>>pistons don't look too bad. At least not as bad as I would have thought.>>>
>>>The drive in itself is probably self cleaning.>>>


Agreed. 8^) Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Decarbonize engine

Drive it. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,805
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Is this Washington Blue?

>>>While we're talking BLUE '36 FORDS, we can't forget "Bambalino Blue"...which of course, can't begin to be confused with Washington Blue. DD>>>


You forgot 'BambinoBlue'. Very similarly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: torquing 8ba heads with an oil filter

>>>Does anyone have a suggestion on how to torque the heads bolts which hold the filter is in place?>>>


I think it's more important to torque in proper sequence than worrying too much about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,334
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

>>>Now if this was running? what's it worth?>>>


I'd guess a dollar less than my running early 38 21-studder. Did I guess right? 8^) Jack ENJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,765
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

You can rather easily do everything you want to do. Plus keep it just as close to the original look as possible. But not with a Y block. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,765
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

>>>I would like to put a small block Ford V8 (Y-Block?) into my '52 Customline with a 3 speed manual transmission and overdrive.>>>


Sorry. Your car was designed for only one SB OHV V8. And it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: idle speed screww

Geez. I thought everybody into old Ford carbs knew that all digital TVs must have an operating system or they won't boot. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Coolant Drain Pitcock Brokern Off

philipswanson>>>It's all about using the proper size drill and center punching the broken bolt and drilling to the proper depth>>>


Agreed. Almost like using a tap. Sorta get a feel for when it's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Coolant Drain Pitcock Brokern Off

JM35>>If you loosen or remove the front motor mount bolts to lift the front of the engine for more room to work on this, make sure you also loosen the the rear transmission bolts several turns, or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Coolant Drain Pitcock Brokern Off

Hammering a tapered anything into that broken brass piece might also tend to expand it. Maybe even more so. I'm not sure if there's enough room for hammering anyway in that location. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Coolant Drain Pitcock Brokern Off

>>>Any way to loosen the motor mounts and gain some clearance?>>>


Yes without the bottom hoses at least. Can easily get a few more inches if the bolts are dropped. I never use petcocks on block...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Coolant Drain Pitcock Brokern Off

I just looked at my 38. Looks like a straight shot to me. An easyout on a socket extension should be fine for a brass fitting. Unless you're referring to the block drain behind the pump? Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,062
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Head gasket installation

Grease. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Ol man thinkin & seeking to learn

You mean one like this? No. Mallory doesn't make them anymore. Tubman does. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 226G vs 226H

Then if it were mine, I keep and fix the G. Cooling problems may be related to the radiator not the engine. Crabs & helmets set right are probably more reliable than loadamatics and don't need much...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 226G vs 226H

Is it the original G? Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 226G vs 226H

>>>I'm thinking of going to the H 226 to replace my G 226>>>


Why? Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: split pins usage

A hard to pull out pin or nail. 8^) Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,152
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Intermittent sticking valve

^^^x2. Add a pint of MMO to the crankcase with 5W-20. And a pint to a full gas tank for good measure. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: What OHM's reading sender for fuel tank

There is no correct ohm range as the sending unit depends on the pulse rate of opening/closing points. https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showpost.php?p=1470154&postcount=12


Jack E/NJ
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